Mixed Nuts Brittle/Mixed Nuts Chikki


Entering the second week of Blogging Marathon 67th edition with 'Go nuts' as theme.Nuts are everyone's favorite and for the day 1,I decided to make chikki/brittle with mixed nuts.As we love the the famous Lonawala chikkis I tried to make it at home.The brittle/chikki came out super good and had couple of pieces before even clicking.The chikkis are so crunchy and addictive and my kids loved it to the core.Off to the recipe.....




                                                                    
                                                            
                                                                                                                             Mixed Nuts Brittle/Mixed Nuts Chikki


                                                                  
   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 5 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 10 minutes
   Makes ~ 12-14 chikkis (depending on the size)


   
  Ingredients

  
Ingredient
Quantity
Mixed nuts
(almonds,cashews,peanuts 
and pistachios)
1.25 cups
Sugar
3/4 cup
Baking soda
a pinch
Ghee/nei
2 tsp


 Method

  •   Chop the almonds,cashews and pistachios and keep it aside.Heat a pan and  toast the   chopped nuts and remove it from the pan.Let it cool down.Meanwhile grease an aluminium foil or tray and a rolling pin with a tsp of ghee.
  •  Coat the pan with the rest of the ghee and add the sugar on top of the ghee and keep it on a medium flame.
  • Let the sugar melts and slowly the sugar caramelizes and changes to a amber color.Now add in the baking soda and mix it well.
  • At this stage add in the nuts and give it a mix.Put off the flame and mix it well.Transfer the mixture to the greased surface and roll it with the rolling pin to the desired thickness.
  • Let it cool for a minute,now with a sharp knife or pizza wheel,mark the lines .After cooling break it into pieces.
  • Store in an air tight container



  • After adding the baking soda the sugar syrup becomes frothy then immediately the nuts needs to added and mixed.Otherwise it will be difficult to handle.
  • After adding the mixed nuts on the greased tray or foil,it needs to be rolled immediately.




Enjoy..........





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12 comments:

These chikkis are a big time hit in our house . Perfect as a dessert . Very well made .

That's a fantastic one for the post..love your clicks..

great pick.. love these kadailai mittai. Amazing click yaar

Just love this chikkis, wish you could pack me some.

Chikkis has come out perfect. I considered chikki for this theme but was intimidated making the syrup.

Love these chikkis to the core.Looks beautiful.

I love chikkis Nalini! Mixed nuts is even better. Can enjoy them guilt free.. Lovely clicks dear!

wow you nailed it must say :) they have come out so gud , I want to grab one now :)

My fav snack even today :) just avoid it cos of the calories :)

beautiful clicks SN and brittle looks so perfect and I am sure ur kids loved it

this Lonawala chikki is in my to do list, going to try it soon and let you know :) you have made it so perfectly and beautifully presented!

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